Phil Fulmer speaks on progress and future of UT athletics

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- University of Tennessee Athletics Director Phil Fulmer spoke on the progress and future of UTK athletics at the Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday evening.

UTK Athletic Director Phillip Fulmer speaks at the UT Board of Trustees Meeting on June 19, 2019. / Source: WVLT News

"Over all, the 20 sports are, the majority of them, are doing well," Fulmer said as he spoke to the trustees and observers at the board meeting.

Fulmer introduced a set of values that the athletic department hopes to adhere to.

- Communication
- Trust
- Warmth
- Intensity

He also talked about the growth of the men's basketball program. "You cannot buy the identity of what Rick Barnes has been able to do for our university."

Fulmer discussed progress made in baseball, volleyball and track.

"Football, we've got a ways to go," he said.

You can watch Fulmer's full talk at the board meeting below.

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